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Toyota Supra accidentally unveiled in official tweet Toyota Supra accidentally unveiled in official tweet
- January 13, 2019

The new concept is not the same as the GR Supra Racing concept that was showcased at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. This sports auto has all the curves that were hard to spot in the prototypes we've previously seen in the camouflaged version of the Supra. (more...)
New Gun Rush mode available now, more to come soon New Gun Rush mode available now, more to come soon
- January 13, 2019

Gun Rush will see 32 players fight in a free-for-all style mode against each other as the combat arena shrinks. sound familiar? Besides the added function of " Gun Rush " mode, Red Dead Online players will now be tasked with Daily Challenges that count against their ELO rating. (more...)
Samsung launches a massive 219-inch Samsung launches a massive 219-inch "The Wall" TV
- January 13, 2019

The TV's shown at the event were bigger and more innovative than ever before, and hence are likely to come with an expensive price tag. It's where the highest resolutions and strangest form factors show up. Called the LG Signature OLED TV R , the TV is expected to go on sale later this year. Who really needs an 8K TV? Hisense is increasingly making a case for itself beyond budget TVs. (more...)
Microsoft expects Windows 7’s demise to drive a wave of laptop upgrades Microsoft expects Windows 7’s demise to drive a wave of laptop upgrades
- January 13, 2019

Microsoft introduced this Storage Reserve (as it is also known) to "ensure proper performance and successful updates of your device", but not everyone is happy about it. To do so, simply go to Settings Apps Apps & features Manage optional features. The change was reverted the following day, but systems will remain affected until administrators remove an earlier update, KB971033. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 launched: Threat to other Budget smartphones Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 launched: Threat to other Budget smartphones
- January 13, 2019

In comparison, the Redmi Note 6 Pro includes a traditional notch and a plastic build back cover with metallic inserts. According to GizChina, Xiaomi at the Redmi Note 7 launch event that the Redmi Note 7 Pro is in the works with a 48-megapixel Sony Sony IMX586 sensor . (more...)
The RTX 2080 will crush the AMD Radeon VII - CEO The RTX 2080 will crush the AMD Radeon VII - CEO
- January 13, 2019

However, according to AMD CEO Lisa Su , it the company is now in "deep development" on DirectX Ray Tracing support for future Radeon graphics cards . To further drive in the point, AMD CEO Lisa Su demoed the game Devil May Cry 5 in 4K at the company's CES presentation. Pricing of the processor is yet to be announced while the Radeon VII will debut on February 7 for United States dollars 700 and will be bundled with digital copies of Resident Evil 2 , The Division 2 and Devil ... (more...)
New AI is better at detecting cervical pre-cancer than doctors New AI is better at detecting cervical pre-cancer than doctors
- January 13, 2019

The AI approach, called automated visual evaluation, could revolutionise cervical cancer screening by allowing for the analysis of digital images of a woman's cervix to identify cervical precancer. Artificial intelligence could be much more accurate than humans and traditional tests to detect cervical pre-cancers, according to U.S. researchers Thursday. (more...)
The Lexus LC Convertible Concept in Photos The Lexus LC Convertible Concept in Photos
- January 13, 2019

An open-air roadster that is an artful reflection of the LC coupe , the design goal of the Convertible Concept was the expression of "ultimate beauty". A six-figure sum is nearly inevitable then, but so too is the 5.0-litre V8 lump if the chief designer's winking comments about a production version being "exhilarating in many different ways" is to be taken at face value. (more...)
Lexar breaks out 1 TB SDXC memory card Lexar breaks out 1 TB SDXC memory card
- January 13, 2019

Called the Lexar Professional 633x SDXC UHS-I, the 1TB SD card targets customers who own DSLR cameras, camcorders, and anything else that can use an SD card. This whopper of an SD card comes to us "almost 15 years" after Lexar announced a 1GB option, showing how far the company has come. So, the Lexar's latest SD card is the first commercially available 1TB SD card you can actually buy. (more...)
Bungie announces a Destiny bombshell Bungie announces a Destiny bombshell
- January 13, 2019

Activision Publishing and Bungie today announced the end of their partnership to publish Destiny . Cowen & Company further noted that Bungie probably paid a fee in order to acquire the publishing rights to the series from Activision, although said it wouldn't have been 'enormously significant'. (more...)
Resident Evil 2 Receives Five New Promotional Clips Ahead of Release Resident Evil 2 Receives Five New Promotional Clips Ahead of Release
- January 13, 2019

Early reports in a Reddit thread suggest that you can't simply speed-run into later sections of the game; past a certain point the game will end even if you have taken less than thirty minutes, and a screen will congratulate you and let you know your time played. (more...)
Galaxy S10 design leaked online accidentally by Samsung Galaxy S10 design leaked online accidentally by Samsung
- January 13, 2019

It is expected, therefore, that more details on all of Samsung's upcoming devices will be drip fed up until then. So that's something to look forward to, though the amount of information available isn't clear. Announced in December 2017 and released in January 2018, the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018 ) arrived on the market running Android 7.1.1 Nougat . It didn't even announce a reputation for the handset, which is rumored to be known as Galaxy F, Galaxy Flex, or Galaxy Fold. (more...)
HTC Vive Pro Eye and HTC Vive Cosmos Announced HTC Vive Pro Eye and HTC Vive Cosmos Announced
- January 12, 2019

Also announced is an upgrade to the Viveport subscription service, an unlimited subscription for VR allowing members to discover and explore hundreds of virtual destinations anytime with unrestricted access. " HTC Vive Cosmos goes beyond everything you could want in one device", the official description of the device reads. "Through our exciting and innovative collaboration with Mozilla, we're closing the gap in XR computing, empowering Vive users to get more content in their headset, while ... (more...)
Company uses AI to catch people sharing Netflix passwords with friends Company uses AI to catch people sharing Netflix passwords with friends
- January 11, 2019

Up to a quarter of young people share passwords forvideo streaming services such as Netflix - but that could soon be a thing of the past. Once someone in a group gets a paid subscription, the password is circulated and everyone gets to watch in a single subscription. (more...)
CES 2019: Google Pushes Assistant for Car, Adds Interpretation CES 2019: Google Pushes Assistant for Car, Adds Interpretation
- January 11, 2019

Eight percent of USA adults got a smart speaker during the holiday season. You can then have your Google Home or smart display translate Spanish for you into English or any other language you choose. Google Assistant also can be used to book hotel rooms by voice with Google, partnering with hotels including InterContinental Hotels Group, AccorHotels and Choice hotels as well as agencies including Priceline, Expedia and Travelclick to facilitate the bookings. (more...)
Rollable TVs, 8K screens make a mark Rollable TVs, 8K screens make a mark
- January 11, 2019

What LG has done with the R-Series is harness OLED's natural flexibility and built a base that acts both as a storage facility, unfurling mechanism and, also, a sound system all in one. Samsung also announced it will offer iTunes movies and TV shows and Apple AirPlay 2 support on 2019 TV models. Line View - the screen is partially unrolled, allowing for functions like the clock, weather, photos, and music to be managed. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Geekbench listing reveals Snapdragon 855, 6 GB RAM Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Geekbench listing reveals Snapdragon 855, 6 GB RAM
- January 11, 2019

EE requires users to give their name, current mobile number, email address, and current network to get the latest information on when the next-generation Samsung smartphone will be available to buy. Beyond the leaked picture, Evan also tweets that this model may have the ability to wirelessly charge other devices, such as smartwatches. The biggest and most powerful device will be Galaxy S10 Plus which will start at £899 for 128 GB, £1099 for the 512GB version, and a shocking £1,399 for 1TB ... (more...)
Nokia 8.1 Is Coming To Malaysia This Month for RM 1699 Nokia 8.1 Is Coming To Malaysia This Month for RM 1699
- January 10, 2019

The Nokia phone is also rendered with a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top and volume and power buttons on the right side of the frame. As if leaks of 3D renders and 360-deg video were not enough , now a rumor claims to reveal even more details of Nokia 6.2, the successor to Nokia 6.1. (more...)
Facebook literally can’t be deleted on some Samsung phones Facebook literally can’t be deleted on some Samsung phones
- January 10, 2019

A T-Mobile Galaxy S9 comes with Facebook and Amazon preinstalled, but also Google apps like YouTube, Google Play Music, and Gmail . Singh, who lives in the Susquehanna Valley of the eastern USA and works in transportation, bought his Samsung phone seven months ago. (more...)
Xiaomi cuts prices of four smartphones, including Redmi Note 6 in India Xiaomi cuts prices of four smartphones, including Redmi Note 6 in India
- January 10, 2019

The device was spotted on the benchmarks with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor and 6GB of RAM . The front is also protected by Gorilla Glass 5 . Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro specifications The smartphone comes with a dual cameras and the two day battery life. The fingerprint sensor at the back is easily reachable, while the dual cameras are stacked vertically. (more...)
Google Chrome’s ad-blocking feature will roll out worldwide in July Google Chrome’s ad-blocking feature will roll out worldwide in July
- January 10, 2019

Chrome users who want to continue seeing ads on abusive sites can disable this feature by going into Settings and searching for "Ads " or by going to Settings - Advanced - Content - Ads. Chrome has been ostensibly blocking these "intrusive" ads for many of us since a year ago, but it will start following the same behavior in the rest of the world beginning on July 9th. (more...)
IBM earns record patents in 2018, India second highest contributor IBM earns record patents in 2018, India second highest contributor
- January 10, 2019

ExxonMobil and IBM have signed a partnership agreement to advance the potential use of quantum computing in developing next-generation energy and manufacturing technologies, Kallanish Energy reports. Previously, quantum computers have only been confined to research labs - Microsoft , Google , IBM, and lots of others have been racing to bring a viable quantum computer to market. (more...)
Samsung showcases its vision for connected living Samsung showcases its vision for connected living
- January 10, 2019

As part of the support improvements, Family Hub is also now understood to be even more deeply compatible with the company's smart home ecosystem, SmartThings. Models introduce the 2019 edition of the Samsung Family Hub refrigerator ahead of the opening of CES 2019 , the world's largest electronics exhibition in Las Vegas which will kick off on January 8 (local time). (more...)
Mercedes-Benz CLA debuts at CES Mercedes-Benz CLA debuts at CES
- January 10, 2019

It is built on a re-engineered version of the previous car's platform and uses technology from the latest A-class. The new CLA has also been honed in the wind tunnel to have a drag coefficient of 0.23, very close to the previous car's 0.22 Cd, despite a larger frontal area. (more...)
Audi reveals virtual reality for backseat passengers…too far? Audi reveals virtual reality for backseat passengers…too far?
- January 10, 2019

As Audi and other carmakers have seen, ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft are part of a broader trend of replacing personal auto ownership with "mobility as a service" (MaaS), especially as the "passenger economy" is forecast to become a $7 trillion market by 2050, according to a study by Intel and Strategy Analytics . (more...)